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Sunday 16 August 1964

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nigel Redman and Jimmy Arias in Buffalo. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Everybody Loves Somebody by Dean Martin. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. A Hard Day's Night, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while The Naked Society by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Match of the Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Match of the Day

Starring: Gary Lineker, John Motson, Guy Mowbray, Arsène Wenger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Pension Spreewitz

Starring: Inge Landgut

Horizon

Starring: Paul Vaughan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Musikauktion

Starring: Heinz Erhardt, Mary Roos, Herta Konrad, Paul Kuhn

Slim Callaghan greift ein

Starring: Viktor de Kowa, Eva Pflug

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Hard Day's Night

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

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The Night of the Iguana

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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Marnie

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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Scandal

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yko Katsuragi

Country: United States

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The Masque of the Red Death

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open Invitational
  • Vietnam War: A coup d'etat replaces Duong Van Minh with General Nguyen Khanh as President of South Vietnam. A new constitution is established with aid from the U.S. Embassy.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1964?

  • Life: President Lyndon B Johnson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral Sharp Jr. -- Aug. 14, 1964
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7883

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Naked Society

By: Vance Packard

Originally published in 1964, The Naked Society was the first book to discuss how then-new technologies such as hidden microphones, concealed cameras, modern filing systems, and the polygraph lie detector could

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A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy

By: Jim Bishop

"To my eternal sorrow, I was the last writer to work with President Kennedy on an exclusive story. Therefore, I asked to have it published as it was written, without anything

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A Moveable Feast

By: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.Published

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The Invisible Government

By: David Wise and Thomas B. Ross

1964: by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross - 375 pages - Not listed as 1st Edition.

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